Monday, May 17, 2021

Maiduguri

May 14, 2021

Dapchi girl Leah Sharibu clocks 18 in captivity

As of now, it is still unclear if the government is still doing anything to secure her safe release to her parents or whether the government has left her to her fate.

Leah Sharibu
April 26, 2021

Boko Haram overruns battalion headquarters, kills army commander, 30 soldiers

The insurgents reportedly disguised as friendly troops to enter the fortified headquarters of the powerful 156 Task Force Battalion in Mainok.

April 18, 2021

Army nabs Boko Haram informant in Yobe

Army spokesman said the activities of the suspect and his accomplices were responsible for the recent attacks on troops.

Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima
April 17, 2021

Nigerian troops kill top Boko Haram commanders in crucial Damasak battle

A military spokesman said that the feat was achieved by well-coordinated operations of both air and land troops.

Nigerian troops
April 16, 2021

65,000 Borno residents flee to Niger Republic over persistent Boko Haram attacks: Report

The Norwegian Refugee Council said the Nigerian government has failed in its duty to protect the lives of its citizens.

Borno on map used to illustrate the story
March 29, 2021

UNICEF to screen 3 million malnourished children in North-East

“Children with severe acute malnutrition are at a significantly higher risk of death as compared to well-nourished children.”

malnourished children
March 28, 2021

Boko Haram returns Maiduguri to darkness, bombs power towers

“This time, the insurgents chain bombed two other towers; T152 and T153 on the same line route of the other incident.”

Electricity power line
March 23, 2021

Leah Sharibu gives birth to second child in captivity: Group

Leah Sharibu was one of the 110 Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in 2018. She’s being held in captivity for declining to renounce her Christian faith.

Leah Sharibu
March 15, 2021

Troops kill 41 terrorists in Borno forest, rescue 60 kidnap victims: Official

Mr. Yerima said weapons discovered from the terrorists include; 12 AK 47 rifles, 8 Fabric Nationale (FN) rifles and Improvise Explosive Devices (IEDs).

Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima
March 14, 2021

Why laws against noise, environmental pollution are not enforced in North-East: Survey

“Laws may be on ground but politicians are afraid of the reaction of religious leaders if such laws are implemented.”